After working for a few years<span style="color: #222222;"> in restaurants around the city,<strong> Matt</strong> joined <strong>The Organic Box</strong> in August 2013. He was excited to enter a market that focused more on healthy food and food education with the perks of lifting heavy things all day - a perfect match for joining our <strong>Production Team</strong>! Matt not only lifts heavy boxes all day - during his time here he's joined our Credit Team as well - replying to member emails and ensuring customer service is top notch. </span> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Fun facts about Matt:</strong></span> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">• He r<span style="color: #222222;">ecently developed unhealthy obsessions with multitrack cassette recorders, dub reggae, and cheap vintage guitars and currently owns more broken instruments than working ones.</span></p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">• Matt still has his childhood teddy bear & blanket (Blankey, if you will).</p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">• When he's not here at work, he spends most of his time w<span style="color: #222222;">riting, performing, and recording music. He's also passionate about cooking, and petting his cat, Usi.</span></p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">• He's<span style="color: #222222;"> currently looking for recording clients - keep your eyes peeled on Facebook in the coming months for McKeen Audio. Recording, mixing, and mastering! Matt's also in a local band called <em>Flint</em>.</span></p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">• Like many of our team members, Matt orders a weekly <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Organic Box</strong></a>.<span style="color: #222222;"> His fav items are the <strong>Prairie Mill Honey White Bread</strong> (so good), the <strong>Sunworks Brisket</strong> (delicious), and the mind-blowing one-two punch of <strong>Passion Fruit</strong> and<strong> Grenadilla</strong> (wooooaaaah).</span></p> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Matt's be</strong><strong>st</strong><strong> memory:</strong></span> <p style="padding-left: 30px;">"<span style="color: #222222;">Without bogging you down with specifics; the camaraderie that arises from the unexpected nature of the organic industry. I'm always impressed with everyone's ability to pull together and overcome any unexpected road bumps that might appear. Go Team Organic Box!"</span></p> [caption id="attachment_5170" align="aligncenter" width="680"]<a href=""><img class="size-large wp-image-5170" src="/media/original_images/Matt_teammembertuesdays-1024x1024.jpg" alt="Matt" width="680" height="680" /></a> Matt[/caption] In his time here, Matt has grown alongside with us - inputting great ideas with a positive, motivating perspective - he's an essential member of both our hardworking Production Team and our friendly Credit Team. If you've ever contacted us about a missing or mis-packed item in your box - you've likely had the pleasure of chatting with Matt via email; now you can place a face to the name.